Mason 53 CC


Price
US $295,000 Finance
Currency
Length
53' 6" - 16.30m
Use
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Year
1987
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Laminated fiberglass, laid to Lloyds + 100 A1 specifications

Mason 53. As featured in the Book "Chasing Sunsets" A practising devout cowards circumnavigation with His Wife and Son.

Dolphin Spirit has been listed on a World Wide exclusive with Mooloolaba Yacht Brokers. Currently docked at Marina Del Rey in California, this Australian registered yacht ( not Australian Imported) has finished its world cruising and is available to purchase. The Owner is based nearby so will be able to do a handover to a new owner. She is a 1987, semi custom model and no cost has been spared to make her possibly one of the best of her type. Perkins 85hp, (less than 1000 hrs from rebuild) Most electronics and electrical systems new 2016, and all other equipment in good order and voyage ready. She is cutter rigged and has a furling main making her a simple short handed ocean going yacht. Complete with water maker, wind generator, 8KW gen set, Robertson AP300DLX autopilot and a luxurious, fully enclosable centre cockpit and supreme comfort down below, the new Owners will travel the globe or just return to Australia after a year or two exploring the Pacific Islands in total safety and comfort. Call now for the detailed specification and description.


Price
US $295,000    Finance    Insurance
Boat Reference
1661
Year
1987
Length
53' 6" - 16.30m
Beam
14'10"
Draft
6'2" (Empty) 7'2" (Loaded)
Displacement
20 tons
Keel / Ballast
5.15 ton cast iron, 1.36 ton Lead
Region
North America and Caribbean
Designer
Al Mason
Builder
Ta-Shing Shipyard, Taiwan
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Laminated fiberglass, laid to Lloyds + 100 A1 specifications
Decks Material
Hand laid fiberglass with vertical end grain balsa core
Engine
Engine, Perkins 4-236 diesel rated at 85 HP, fresh water cooled. New hoses, heat exchangers, fuel injectors, 2016 Cockpit panel for engine starting and stopping, tachometer, engine temperature, engine oil pressure, voltmeter and hour-meter. Transmission; Borg Warner hydraulic, 1.91:1. Flexible coupling between transmission and drive shaft.
Engine Make
Perkins
Propulsion
Max-Prop VIP, 3 blade, 20 inch, feathering, with external pitch adjustment (overhauled at the factory, 2016). Original fixed 3 blade 20 x 13
Genset
Westerbeke 8KW, 110 volt, fresh water cooled. Remote starting and stopping switches mounted on the switchboard. Self bleeding after fuel filter changes. Groco raw water strainer.
Fuel
772l
Water
1250 lt. 4 stainless steel tanks
Dinghy
12 foot inflatable dinghy (new 2015).
Outboard
Yamaha 15 HP outboard (new 2015).
Covers
Cockpit with canvas dodger supported by stainless steel frames. Isinglass curtains. Covers for the three hatches over salon, master stateroom and lazarette. Covers for bow and stern anchor winches. Complete toe rail cover. Cover for the outboard motor. Full deck Awning
Accommodation
7' headroom throughout. Carpeting throughout. Teak interior fit out
Cabins
3 Staterooms,
Berths
Queen size beds
Shower
Showers (2) Each shower has a sump with electrical discharge pump.
Toilet
(2) Groco manual toilets
Entertainment
Samsung flat screen colour TV with DVD player, Sony AM/FM stereo receiver and control unit, Sony CD player, JVC stereo VCR, Cassette player, Rabbit system for operating remote TV, (All the above are permanently mounted in the salon. ), Two speakers in the salon, Two speakers in the main stateroom, Two Cybernet waterproof flush mounted speakers in the cockpit., (The above six speakers are selected, individually or in groups, through a switch mounted in the nav station)
Galley
Stove - Propane, 3 burner, separate grill and oven, stainless steel, gimballed (October, 2000).
Microwave - Panasonic 1100 Watt, built in (January, 2001). Sink - double, deep basin, stainless steel, pressure hot and cold water, foot operated fresh and salt water pumps. Separate treatment system for drinking water. Propane sensing and switching system. Exhaust fan. Teak spice rack in the galley, Wood knife block in the galley (1996)
Refrigeration
170ltr refrigerator, top and front entry - one storage plate.
170ltr freezer, top entry - 3 storage plates.
All four storage plates connected in series.
All four storage plates are cooled by separate 110 volt driven and engine driven systems
110 volt "Stone Cold" refrigeration system, salt water cooled, with timer (complete overhaul, 2015).
Engine driven refrigeration system, salt water cooled, with timer (complete overhaul, new compressor, 2016). Refrigerator has stainless steel shelves and door activated light.
Water-Maker
110V AC HRO System 9 - 500 gallon per day. Not operational, 2016. Needs replacement.
Hot Water
Hot Water 41ltr heater, 110 volt and engine cooling water heated through separate systems.
Ground Tackle
Bow Anchors, 48kg CQR with 122m 9mm ABCO high tensile chain.
34kg CQR with 9m 7mm ABCO high tensile chain and 61m 16mm Samson double braid nylon rode. Nilsson V 3000 electric anchor winch. Stern Anchor 20kg Bruce with 76m 10 gauge high tensile chain (June, 2000) and 91m 16mm Samson double braid nylon rode. Lofran's Leopard electric anchor winch (June, 2000).
Safety Gear
MOB pole and horseshoe, Life sling system at stern, 6 man Avon offshore life raft in hard canister mounted on deck (1996), All Coast Guard required equipment. Emergency Tiller
Bilge Pumps
Electrical & Manual
Epirb
Alden Satfind 406 EPIRB
Fire Protection
7 Fire Extinguishers, Halon automatic systems in the engine room and lazarette.
Electrics
Batteries; (12 volt), House bank - Six 8D gel batteries (2016), Engine starting - One 8D gel battery (2016), Gen set starting - one 4D gel battery (January, 2016), Engine and gen set batteries may be paralleled to the house bank by separate switches.
Inverter; Heart Interface 2500 watt, 110 volt (January, 2002), Heart interface 1800 watt, 110 volt, both inverters separately switched and connected to all 110 volt outlets.
Battery Charging and Monitoring; Link Interface 2000R which monitors the house and engine battery banks (January, 2002). Heart Interface battery charging (smart unit) contained within the Heart inverters. Lewco 80 amp silicon diode marine battery charger (stand-by unit)
Alternator; 150 amp, engine driven (January, 2002)
Wind Generator; Four Winds, two blade, high output (1996). New regulator January, 2002.
Switchboard - nav-station, All circuits are circuit breaker switched and protected. 110V AC circuit breakers are separate from the 12 volt circuit breakers and distinctly coloured. Each 12 V DC and 110 V AC function is separately switched. Meters for the 12 volt and 110 volt systems.
Shore Power; Separate 50 Amp inlets for 110 Volt and 220/240 volt.
3000 watt 220/110 volt transformer permanently connected to the 220 volt shore power inlet (1997). 110 Volt outlets, Standard household outlets in every cabin and salon and galley. Waterproof marine outlet in cockpit.
Fans; Nine 12 volt fans mounted in all cabins, salon and galley.
Lights; Dome ceiling lights in all cabins, salon and galley, engine room, forepeak, lazarette, anchor locker. Individual reading lights over every bunk and strategically placed in the salon.
Night vision (red) lighting system at sole level.
Exhaust fans; In each head and above the stove in the galley. In the engine room.
Electronics / Navigation
Radar; Furuno Model 1832,36 mile, cockpit display (January, 2002), Furuno Model 1712,24 mile, nav-station display (January, 2002)
G. P. S. ; Robertson Shipmate RS5800 (1996), connected to Furuno 1832 radar and Robertson autopilot. Garmin 128 (January, 2002), connected to Furuno 1712 radar. Magellan hand held.
Radio; SSB - Icom 7100 (January 2002) with AT-130 tuner (January, 2002), VHF - Icom M402 (January, 2002) - 2 units, one in cockpit, one in nav-station, with antenna switch. New antenna January, 2002. VHF - Icom M11 hand held with leather case.
Hailer; Standard LH5 hailer (January, 2002) in cockpit with mast mounted Newmar PA40/30 speaker horn (January, 2002).
Autopilot; Robertson AP300DLX (1996) with new junction box (2002), cockpit display and control unit (January, 2002). Autohelm 6000 linear drive with plug-in remote unit.
Instruments; Simrad IS15 Combi depth/boat speed display with bronze removable transducers, wheel pedestal display (January, 2002). Simrad IS15-WD. Wind speed/direction system, wheel pedestal display (January, 2012). Datamarine Link 5000 depth, boat speed, wind speed/direction instruments in the nav station with repeater in the cockpit.
Weather Fax; Furuno weather fax with integral printer and separate antenna.
Navtex; Furuno NX-300 Navtex (November, 2000).
Compass; Ritchie, 6 inch Globemaster, cockpit mounted (completely renovated 2016).
Sail Inventory
Main; 66.42m²- roller furling, UK Sails, new March, 1996.66.42m² - roller furling, Sobstad, refurbished March, 1996, unused since.
130 Genoa; 81.94m² - roller furling, UK Sails, new March, 1996.81.94m² - roller furling, Sobstad, refurbished March, 1996, unused since.
90 High Aspect Staysail; 26.20m² - roller furling, UK Sails, new March, 1996.26.20m² - roller furling, Sobstad, refurbished March, 1996, unused since.
Cruising Gennaker; 167m², with snuffer, red, white and blue, UK Sails, new March, 1996.
Storm Trysail by Hood, unused. Storm Jib by Hood, unused.
Mast / Rigging
Cutter Rigged, Roller furling main, genoa and staysail. Fore spar Stowaway, two spreader, height 64 feet. Fore spar main sail in mast roller furling system (1996). Spinnaker pole is track mounted on the front of the mast. Storm trysail track is welded to the starboard rear. Fore spar spring actuated boom vang (1996). Roller Furling Jib is roller furled by Harken #3 unit Stay sail is roller furled by Harken #2 unit. Mainsail is roller furled by Fore spar in-mast system (1996). Mast steps to the first spreaders. All standing rigging is stainless steel 1 x 19 wire with swaged terminals, new in 1996. Rear stay has new insulators in January, 2002. Rigging was completely inspected in October, 2015.
Deck Gear
All winches except the Maxwell are two speed, self tailing, chrome plated bronze. All are oversized for their application.
Cockpit, Two Lewmar 55 electric two speed winches, One Maxwell single speed electric winch (not self tailing). Two Lewmar 43, One Lewmar 30.
Mast, Three Lewmar 43, One Lewmar 30, One Lewmar 16.
All exterior stainless steel is 316 grade electro polished, Chain plates are stainless steel, lifelines with gates port & Starboard, Stainless steel propane BBQ (1997), BBQ table mounted at the stern. Custom davit and winch on port side near bow.

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Country
Australia
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